Graduation is getting a diploma or academic degree or the ceremony that is sometimes associated with it, in which students become graduates. The date of graduation is often called graduation day. The graduation ceremony itself is also called commencement, convocation or invocation.
Similarly one may ask, what is the meaning of commencement ceremony?
an act or instance of commencing; beginning: the commencement of hostilities. the ceremony of conferring degrees or granting diplomas at the end of the academic year. the day on which this ceremony takes place.
What is the difference between a graduation and a commencement?
Graduation is the completion of all degree requirements as recorded on the official transcript. Commencement is the ceremony that celebrates the completion of a degree. Participation in the commencement ceremony does not imply that you have officially graduated.
What is a pre commencement ceremony?
Pre-Commencement is a personalized ceremony and reception held by the MBA Program for MBA Students and their families only. Speakers for pre-commencement are selected by the graduating MBA Class including a student speaker who is selected from within the graduating class.